Update on the BigCouch/CouchDB Merger

Klint Finley | May 9th

Last January I reported that Cloudant is shifting its priorities from developing BigCouch, its fork of Apache CouchDB, towards contributing to the main CouchDB project. At the time, Cloudant CTO Adam Kocoloski said that the CouchDB...»

Citrix Synergy 2012 Data Center & Cloud Highlights

Maria Deutscher | May 9th

Today Citrix ynergy 2012 is kicking off, a gathering that will focus on the virtualization, mobile and other areas where host Citrix has a major foothold. This year’s event is expected to attract about...»

HP Doesn’t Have To Innovate To Win With Public Cloud

Matt Weinberger | May 9th

Tomorrow, May 10th, HP's OpenStack-based, hybrid-friendly, public-ready HP Converged Cloud infrastructure service opens up to the public after an extended beta period. There's been plenty of skepticism around whether or not HP has missed...»

Symantec Mobile Leads the Pack in the Bring-Your-Own-Device Trend Security

Kyt Dotson | May 9th

As the enterprise sector begins to look deeper into the trend of allowing their workers to bring their own device to the workplace—as opposed to a proprietary model designed for the enterprise itself—a number of security risks...»

Uplifting Optimism and Excitement in the Venture Community — A “Perfect Storm” of Opportunity

Joey Tamer | May 9th

The new optimism among technology venture capitalists of all sorts has never been seen before, as witnessed in my chairing of the venture panel at Digital Hollywood to a standing room only crowd last Wednesday.  In...»

AppSense Acquires RAPsphere to Secure Mobile Enterprise

Maria Deutscher | May 9th

AppSense is looking to expand its foothold in the mobile enterprise, and in order to establish such a position it needs to pull several things together. One element is security, which the VDI solutions...»

55,000 Twitter Accounts and Passwords Leaked Partially Spambots, Duplicates, Old LulzSec Leak

Kyt Dotson | May 9th

Yesterday, a gigantic leak of over 55,000 account credentials (usernames and passwords) from Twitter were leaked to Pastebin by an unknown benefactor. According to a CNET article on the event, Twitter is looking into the problem right...»

Dizzion Dazzles – Cloud meets Desktop

John Casaretto | May 9th

Some exciting things are happening from the mile high city.  The Bring your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon has seen a rapid growth of adoption and is fundamentally changing the way enterprises handle computing.   The folks over at...»

How Big Data Helps Ericsson through Mergers, Deals and a Solo Future

Kristen Nicole | May 9th

Ericsson’s coming into its own after a split with Sony and decreasing sales in CDMA and network operations, having been selected by T-Mobile USA as their first North American partner for the Ericsson Antenna Integrated...»

Zettaset and Hyve Collaborate on Red Hat-Powered Hadoop

Maria Deutscher | May 9th

Big data firm Zettaset and Hyve Solutions, a company that makes custom servers with a focus on data driven-workloads, announced they’ve started working on a new Hadoop appliance. The collaboration between the two firms will...»